How to… use plant-based ingredients to make polymers

Gaia Biomaterials UK Packaging Technologist, Donald Beaton, discusses how to get the best results from plant-based ingredients during polymer production.

The Surface Engineering Leadership Forum

The newly established Surface Engineering Leadership Forum is working to promote the sector. Monitor Coatings Managing Director, Dr Bryan Allcock, and former IOM3 Materials Advisor, Dr Geoff Hale, discuss its role.

Making progress in polymers

Polymers are changing, with developments focused on meeting our high demands while also addressing major global challenges in waste and recycling. IOM3 Polymer Society Divisional Board Chair, Stuart Patrick, discusses some ongoing projects.

Steeled for innovation

The value of steel and future trends in the UK industry - Materials Processing Institute CEO, Chris McDonald, discusses.

The value of ceramics

The Ceramic Society talks about the importance of ceramic materials, their numerous beneficial properties and the prospects for future applications.